Rahway, New Jersey Tourist Attractions
Experience a variety of exciting attractions and things to do near Rahway, New Jersey. Explore the bustling metropolis of downtown Newark or New York City, shop at the Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall or catch a thrilling baseball game at Bears & Eagles Stadium. Our Rahway hotel offers convenient access to the best shopping, restaurants, museums and amusement parks in the area.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Since its opening in 1997, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center has emerged as a downtown Newark icon. Celebrating dance, orchestra, theater and ballet, this premier performing arts facility features three elegantly appointed theaters and music halls. Don't miss the harmonic sounds of the Grammy-winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, or the Sounds of the City free outdoor music series. Visit www.njpac.org for schedule and information.
Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall. The Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall is situated only 30 minutes from midtown Manhattan and eight miles from Rahway, New Jersey. Discover over 200 of your favorite name brand and designer stores. This Elizabeth, New Jersey shopping center also features a food court with international cuisine and a children's play area. Go to www.jerseygardens.com for more information.
Bears & Eagles Stadium. Situated on the banks of the Passaic River, Bears & Eagles Stadium is the spot to catch all the Newark Bears baseball action. This 6,200 seat venue also serves as the home field for the Rutger's University baseball team and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. On a clear day, you can enjoy stellar views of the Manhattan skyline. For game schedule and ticket information, visit www.newarkbears.com.
Bowcraft Amusement Park. Enjoy a day of family fun thrills at Bowcraft Amusement Park located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, right off Highway 22. Discover 30 rides and attractions that will leave you wanting more. Have a blast aboard the Crazy Submarine, Galleon Pirate Ship and the mind blowing Scrambler. Visit www.bowcraft.com for more information.
Newark Museum. The Newark Museum is not your typical museum. Situated in downtown Newark, New Jersey's largest museum boasts 80 galleries packed with African, American, Asian and Classical art as well as natural science exhibits. Discover Egyptian mummy cases, American Impressionist paintings, a Buddhist altar and 19th century furniture. Go to www.newarkmuseum.org for more information.
Izod Center. Formerly known as Continental Airlines Arena, the Izod Center is East Rutherford's premier sports and entertainment venue. Since 1981, the Izod Center has been the spot to catch live family shows, concerts and sports events. The Izod Center is also the home arena of the NBA's New Jersey Nets. For schedule and tickets, visit www.izodcenter.com.
Raceway Park. Feel the thrilling rush of speed and adrenaline at Raceway Park situated in Englishtown, New Jersey, only 25 miles south of Rahway. Raceway Park features three motocross racetracks, a 1.3 mile road course track, a ride & drive site and an airport. Raceway Park packs an exciting schedule of motocross, ATV racing, Karting and high-powered monster truck shows. Visit www.racewaypark.com for information.
Prudential Center. The NHL's New Jersey Devils take center ice at the Prudential Center in downtown Newark. Known by locals as "The Rock," the Prudential Center is a premier indoor sports and entertainment facility used for concerts, family shows and sports events. The Prudential Center opened its doors in 2007 and was built as part of city-wide efforts to revitalize the downtown Newark area. Visit www.prucenter.com.
Jersey Shore Waterpark. During the warm summer months, locals and tourists alike flock to the Jersey Shore to experience a day of sun, surf and sand. Visit the Jersey Shore Waterpark, comprised of the Keansburg Amusement Park and Runaway Rapids Waterpark and nestled on the banks of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests enjoy the thrills of the Oval Whip, Sea Serpent Roller Coaster, Log Flume and the Spook House. At Runaway Rapids Waterpark, visitors can zoom down 18 water slides or cruise down the lazy river. Visit www.keansburgamusementpark.com.
New York City. Situated only 20 miles from the BEST WESTERN Riverview, New York City and Midtown Manhattan is a must-see for those visiting the New York-New Jersey area. Explore the Statue of Liberty, experience the dazzling lights of Times Square or stroll through Central Park. No matter what your traveling needs, New York City offers an endless list of things to see and do. Visit www.iloveny.com for tourist information and trip planning.
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